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Who We Are

Lever1 is an award-winning PEO providing a multitude of resources for businesses across the country. Integrated services enable business owners to cost-effectively outsource the management of human resources, payroll, employee benefits and workers’ compensation.

PEO clients are able to focus on their most pressing business operation in order to maintain and grow their bottom line. It is the goal of Lever1 to partner with other businesses to provide employer solutions to fit small and midsized business needs. Lever1’s biggest measurement of achievement is the growth and success of its clients.

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Our Mission

Lever1 will provide administrative and management solutions for small business owners. By assisting businesses with their office management needs, Lever1 allows its clients to focus their resources on generating revenue. Utilizing Lever1’s PEO plan allows business owners the opportunity to provide their employees competitive benefits otherwise not feasible.


What Others are saying

What Others Are Saying

“Lever1 has been a great payroll partner. We struggled to find a payroll partner who understood our changing needs, while providing excellent customer service. Lever1 has been successful at both and it is appreciated. We feel supported by their entire team and I highly recommend their services.” – HR Director in the Investment Industry


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Our Leadership

Sean Sullivan

Sean Sullivan, VP of Sales

Lever1 Vice President of Sales, Sean Sullivan, brings more than a decade of experience in the world of PEO and HR Services. He has built a brand of excellence in an incredibly competitive market by maintaining a customer-first approach to his clients, while delivering a service model that provides an entirely new approach to the world of outsourcing.

Erica Brune

Erica Brune, CEO

As Owner and CEO of Lever1, Erica is responsible for strategic planning, management and business oversight. With Erica’s guidance, Lever1, a fully accredited professional employer organization, has secured an industry-wide reputation of excellence, operational reliability and thought leadership.

Gregory Gragg

Gregory Gragg, Executive Chairman

As Executive Chairman of Lever1, Greg Gragg has over 30 years of business management experience through business consulting and advisement. A true entrepreneur, Greg has spent the past 24 years growing his flagship advertising agency into one of the top companies in the Kansas City area, and has since started four additional companies specializing in lead generation, internet compliance, consulting, and business services.

Chad Braymer

Chad Braymer, President

Chad brings more than 26 years of experience in a wide variety of roles within the professional services industry to his position at Lever1. Over the course of his career, he has enabled tremendous growth in revenue and profitability by developing highly scalable operational processes and cohesive work teams.